After a long, low whistle, the game began. "Strikers! Try running the channels!" 17-year-old midfielder Xie Jili shouted.
TEHRAN, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Iran national women's volleyball team captain Maedeh Borhani said in a recent FIVB interview that she hopes her team can get a medal at the Asian Championship.
World number one Djokovic was stunningly disqualified after accidently hitting a line judge with a ball during his round of 16 clash with Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain.
"We are carefully optimistic. And when I say carefully optimistic, it's because we don't know what the sanitary situation will be a year from now," said Olympic Games executive director Christophe Dubi in a pre-recorded speech at the World Winter Sports Expo 2020 here on Sunday.
France's Julian Alaphilippe, who lost the yellow jersey to Yates on Wednesday after being penalized for 20 seconds for taking a bottle inside the final 20km, sprinted late to finish one second ahead of the peloton.
"Our director was against the idea at first, but we did this once in 2013 and it worked, I won," said Sagan, who finished 13th after his bike lost its chain in the sprint. Enditem
The home side almost grabbed a winner in the dying seconds, only to see Zahavi's last-ditch effort cannon off the post.
"At the start of the season I was in great shape physically and mentally, I was ready to dominate track but unfortunately COVID-19 slowed me down. With Ostrava meeting opportunity now here, I will give it my best," said Chelangat who still harbors an Olympic Games ambitions next year.
Qingdao continue leading in the standings after nine games, with Ruichang ranking second by sweeping Shenzhen 5-0 on Sunday.
Xie and her teammates have two training sessions every day, one hour at 5:50am and two hours at 4pm.
PRAGUE, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir broke the women-only half marathon world record in Prague on Saturday morning.